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More US troops arrive at Kabul airport to bolster Turkish mission

Pentagon says forces could potentially remain in Kabul beyond original withdrawal deadline.
Displaced Afghans in Kabul

The first of some 3,000 additional US troops bound for Afghanistan have already arrived at Kabul’s main airport to help evacuate State Department personnel Afghan civilians, the Pentagon announced Friday.

The bulk of the rest of the soldiers and Marines are expected to arrive before Monday, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told reporters.

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